Other shortlisted practices 2014

Guide for Accessible Design used in Australia’s aid investments

The guide provides practical guidance on how to reduce physical barriers for people with disabilities within the Australian Government’s aid investments.

“The Accessibility Design Guide is an important resource for making Australia’s aid program investments more
disability-inclusive”

Fleur DAVIESAssistant Secretary, Development Policy and Education Branch
About the practice at a glance
Name of Innovative Practice:Accessibility Design Guide
Organisation:AusAID
Country
of origin
Australia
Beneficiaries targeted persons with physical disabilities
Approach/ model/ solution:guidance how to reduce physical barriers

FACTS & FIGURES

  • Accessibility Design Guide was released in January 2013
  • over 2,000 people have accessed  the Accessibility Design Guide online between 1 January 2013 and 7 February 2014
  • over 700 hard copies have been distributed multilateral agencies, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and Disabled People’s Organisations.

CONTACT

Rosemary MCKAY
AusAID
GPO Box 887, Canberra ACT 2601 Australia
+61 2 6178 4497

rosemary.mckay@dfat.gov.au
www.dfat.gov.au

nominated by:
Ms. Shivani GUPTA, AccessAbility